Cuttack: Odisha’s eminent Gynaecologist of international repute Prof Dr Sukumar Mitra passed away today at 4.45 am due to old age-related ailments at Sun Hospital here. He was 90 years old.
Dr Mitra had completed his MBBS at Patna Medical College and later pursued higher studies in UK. On prior invitation from Former Odisha CM Biju Patnaik, he had joined Burla Medical College as the Professor of Gynaecology department in 1963 with his wife Dr Suryamani Devi. He was also attached to many social organizations and was the President of Odisha Cancer Foundation Trust.